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Why I read YA (even though I turn 30 next month)

So, first of all, we all have heard of Young Adult Fiction and just as a recap Wikipedia describes it as Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction published for readers in their youth. YA books are catered towards readers from 12 to 18 years of age. While the genre is targeted to teenagers, approximately half of YA… Continue reading Why I read YA (even though I turn 30 next month)

Book Reviews

Kings Cage: Book review

 Book title: Kings Cage Author: Victoria Aveyard Genre: Dystopian Target Audience: Young Adult “Not a god’s chosen, but a god’s cursed. That’s what we all are.” Why I chose this? It's book three of this series and I want to see if it gets better. Synopsis In this breathless third installment to Victoria Aveyard's bestselling Red… Continue reading Kings Cage: Book review

Book Reviews

Red Queen: Book Review

 Book title: Red Queen Author: Victoria Aveyard Genre: Dystopian Target Audience: Young Adult In the fairy tales, the poor girl smiles when she becomes a princess. Right now, I don't know if I'll ever smile again. Why I chose this? I have heard so much about this series lately with the final book being released… Continue reading Red Queen: Book Review

Book Reviews

Heartless: Book Review

Book title: Heartless Author: Marissa Meyer Genre: Fairytale, Retelling Target Audience: Young Adult “Fascinating, isn't it, how often heroic and foolish turn out to be one and the same.” *seems a bit Jack Sparrow-ish to me Why I chose this?I chose this as I appear to be a sucker for fairytale retellings especially if they… Continue reading Heartless: Book Review

Book Reviews

The Exact Opposite of Okay: Book Review

Book title: The Exact Opposite of Okay Author: Laura Steven Genre: Contemporary, Feminism Target Audience: Young Adult “What do I want to be now? Bold. Fierce. Honest. A fighter. A revolutionary. A bitch. Because the way the world treats teenage girls – as sluts, as objects, as bitches – is not okay. It’s the exact… Continue reading The Exact Opposite of Okay: Book Review

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: 9th May

Good day geeks! 🤓 It’s that time again, It's WWW Wednesday. YAY WWW Wednesday is a weekly tag hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, you just answer the following questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? 1. What are you currently reading? This week… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: 9th May

Book Reviews

A Court of Frost and Starlight: Book Review *No Spoliers*

Book title: A Court of Frost and Starlight Author: Sarah J Maas Genre: Fantasy, Romance Target Audience: Young Adult, New Adult To the stars who listen - and the dreams that answered IT'S HERE IS FINALLY HERE. I PICKED IT UP FROM THE BOOKSHOP THIS MORNING. I'M SO EXCITED. I GET TO READ ABOUT RHYS AGAIN.… Continue reading A Court of Frost and Starlight: Book Review *No Spoliers*

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday – 2nd May

Good day geeks! 🤓 It’s that time again, It's WWW Wednesday WWW Wednesday is a weekly tag hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, you just answer the following questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? 1. What are you currently reading? I am currently… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 2nd May